How Are Medical Bills Paid After a Car Accident Settlement?

After being involved in a car accident, there are two things you are concerned about: how you will recover from your injuries, and how you will pay for your recovery. There is no such thing as an inexpensive car accident. Even a simple fender bender accident can result in thousands of dollars in medical expenses.…

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Is Ride-Sharing Making Our Roads Safer?

The concept of ride-sharing has revolutionized both modern commuting and partying alike. You no longer need to designate one friend to be the sober driver after a night out in Memphis. Maybe your car is being worked on and renting a vehicle is entirely too expensive. Now, you have more options for better prices, even…

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AEB Systems Reduce Pedestrian Crashes – But Not at Night

In what seems like a losing battle, automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems are reducing the number of pedestrian crashes, but only during daylight hours or on well-lit roads. These systems are struggling to help drivers avoid hitting pedestrians when it is dark out. According to data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), these…

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Why Hospitals Need Interpreters for Deaf Patients

A recent lawsuit illustrates why hospitals and doctors who treat deaf patients need to ensure proper communications between health providers and patients. The lawsuit was filed in federal court against Parkwest Hospital and Covenant Health, which are both located in Knoxville, Tennessee. The lawsuit claims that a deaf patient’s leg was partially amputated improperly, and…

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Women Are Being Stalked by Apple AirTags

Apple AirTag is a tracking device that helps people find lost objects such as keys, wallets, luggage, and purses. The application uses Apple’s “Find My” feature to help locate the devices. Reports surfaced in 2021 that these devices, which detect Bluetooth signals, are being used in dangerous ways. According to Tom’s Guide, one Twitter user…

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Thomas Greer Secures $9,400,000 Jury Verdict Against Cracker Barrel

Bailey & Greer, PLLC is proud to announce that partner Thomas Greer recently secured a $9.4M jury verdict on behalf of a client who suffered long-term injury after being served toxic chemicals at Cracker Barrel. The jury returned a verdict for compensatory damages of $4.3 million in just 30 minutes – one of the fastest…

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Why You Should Never Accept an Initial Settlement Offer

When accidents happen and you are injured, you deserve the maximum recovery the law permits. For an injury of any severity, you could face mounting bills for hospitalization, doctor visits, therapy, assistive devices, and medications. You’ll lose money every day you can’t do your job. You may suffer PTSD or be unable to care for…

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Dump Truck and Garbage Truck Accidents in Memphis and Jackson

Trucks come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Each type of truck requires unique driving skills and may be prone to certain types of accidents. For example, 18-wheelers and huge commercial trucks that transport goods throughout Tennessee and across the country are prone to rollovers, jackknives, and wide-turn accidents. When commercial trucks are involved…

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What Is Chronic Pain?

Chronic pain is pain that lasts for more than three months. The pain may be constant, or it may come and go. Any part of your body can have chronic pain as a result of a fall, a car accident, or any other type of accident. Often, chronic pain lingers even after you have had…

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NHTSA Predicts at Least 200 Autonomous Vehicle Crashes Annually

Self-driving cars and trucks have been in development for a long time. Already most new cars have computer software that automates some aspects of the car’s driving as well as the car’s safety. The long-term goal of manufacturers is to develop vehicles that won’t require any drivers at all. For now, the movement is toward…

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